Rising tensions on the peninsula, combined with the slow-yet-sure expansion of the North’s nuclear capabilities risk a return to the war that has been on hold for over 60 years.
Yuichiro Kakutani speaks with international relations expert Peter Katzenstein about the state and future of Japanese security.
Shinzo Abe’s insistence on rearmament does more harm than good to Japanese security.
Satellite photos released last week revealed that China has been secretly constructing an artificial island in the South China Sea large enough to play host to a military base.
Recent measures taken by Japan’s government to bring its debt under control have had significant consequences on the ground, both in Japan and abroad.
An agreement on climate was not the only thing to emerge from last week’s APEC summit.
Zihao Liu explains how the agreements reached at last week’s APEC Summit will affect the future of Sino-Japanese relations.
This past Friday, the governor of Kagoshima, Yūichirō Itō, approved the reinstatement of the Sendai nuclear plant, the first step in a long political battle to reestablish nuclear energy in Japan. Kwame Newton evaluates the merits and demerits of a “renuclearized” Japan, and calls for patience.
The evidence is clear. The Chinese economic powerhouse is slowing down. Who will step in to fill the void?